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  1. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK

    Versus Versace collection infuses the brand with M.I.A.'s edgy style

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang Jing.zhang@scmp.com Versus Versace finds action with M.I.A. Rihanna is working with British clothing chain River Island, and Madonna did a capsule collection with H&M. Now, Sri Lankan-British rapper and musician M.I.A., who shot to fame in London with her first album Arular , has released a capsule collection for Versace's younger diffusion line, Versus. Hot ...

  2. Lifestyle - Beauty - STYLE CHECK

    Style Check: London and Burberry

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... of escalators; I suggest you take a deep breath before stepping off the plane. That deep breath (and maybe a handful of tranquillisers) was much needed as British Airways lost my luggage. Ironically, ... my sandals in the rain. Fortunately, another British institution reminded me that slick digital efficiency and top customer service can also be found here. The fashion world has made much ...

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    Fashion world welcomes older models

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... Dell'Orefice, officially the world's oldest model, set the runway alight in New York, walking for Norisol Ferrari and Finnish brand Marimekko. The silver-haired stunner made her first major splash ... York. And celebrity favourite Zac Posen enlisted supermodels Naomi Campbell, 42, Erin O'Connor, 34, and Alek Wek, 35, to show off his spring-summer 2013 collection. Some brands ...

  4. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK

    Style Check: Big brands sign up for new Bitcoin-based e-fashion site Bitfash

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... brands for men. Although I have no desire to use bitcoin when my credit card and PayPal have sufficed for so long, I do wonder how powerful this idea is to prompt major retailers to sign up. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK

    Ups and downs of fashion scene in Milan and London

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... cities on the agenda seem to be in a constant power struggle. In a move to be seen as another boost for London, the British label Burberry just announced that it will move its menswear shows from Milan back to London. Since the re-energisation of the young designer scene in London, and the British Fashion Council's appeal to British brands to show back home, many brands have ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK

    Are labels ready for changing expectations of luxury shoppers?

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... for the tackiest item with the most shiny bits. Brands will have to offer more incentives to keep pulling in Chinese buyers Of course, there is some logic to this. Like any nouveau riche group, Chinese tourists mostly favour bling, monograms and the most obvious branded models. It's Thornstein Veblen's conspicuous consumption at full throttle. But Chinese tastes and habits are changing, ...

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    Style Check: J. Crew to open its first Asia-Pacific stores in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:16am by Jing Zhang

    ... and limited edition designs- as well as the famous Ludlow suiting in the men's store. Those familiar with the brand will have seen how Lyons and Drexler have made daring, successful manoeuvres ... US first lady Michelle Obama, a major fashion influencer. Even the more cynical of the fashion set have been won over by the partnerships the high street store has with heritage brands Ebbets ...

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    Formichetti is Diesel's hip replacement

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 10:33am by Jing Zhang

    ... forward-thinking figures in the industry. As casual fashion inches into the realm of high fashion, he has expanded his empire by acquiring brands such as Maison Martin Margiela and Viktor & Rolf. ... campaigns for Diesel have caused excitement and controversy, something that he clearly relishes. So the appointment of Formichetti, who shot to fame through his work at edgy British magazine Dazed ...

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    Hedi Slimane rocks Saint Laurent

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... Saint Laurent campaigns. You get a sense that he is more comfortable hanging out with the likes of Jack White and British band Razorlight, than air kissing fashion editors. Eschewing traditional ... Richards of The Rolling Stones to dance-pop starlet Sky Ferreira, Slimane has repositioned Saint Laurent as a go to brand for the music set. Hedi Slimane is fashion's biggest rebel after his ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK

    Bag it and tag it: it's yours for life

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... starting her own label at the age of 19, Hindmarch has carved a place in the accessories world with her combination of British eccentricity and elegant design. After 20 years things are still going ... of couture and accessories ateliers. Hindmarch feels that it best expresses the essence of her brand, so she bought some of the set-up to Hong Kong. Only at her Pont Street store can you have your ...




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